Keystone Financial Group lifted its position in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 9.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 8,575 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 724 shares during the quarter. Keystone Financial Group’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $940,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of DIS. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 14,778.0% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 53,195,820 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $485,000 after acquiring an additional 52,838,274 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 6.5% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 92,790,946 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $10,174,527,000 after acquiring an additional 5,639,712 shares in the last quarter. Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 10,381.0% in the 3rd quarter. Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC now owns 5,399,078 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $51,513,000 after acquiring an additional 5,347,565 shares in the last quarter. MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of Walt Disney in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $106,699,000. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its position in Walt Disney by 58.2% in the 4th quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 2,585,563 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $283,495,000 after buying an additional 950,851 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 66.71% of the company’s stock.

In other news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.35, for a total transaction of $228,700.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 26,517 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,032,218.95. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP Zenia B. Mucha sold 33,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, April 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $128.88, for a total transaction of $4,253,040.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 39,000 shares of company stock worth $5,022,700. 0.36% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on DIS shares. Bank of America increased their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $144.00 to $168.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 23rd. Guggenheim reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $157.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Tuesday, April 23rd. BMO Capital Markets increased their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $109.00 to $114.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 7th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $114.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Tuesday, January 22nd. Finally, Edward Jones upgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and nineteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $142.42.

Shares of DIS opened at $134.09 on Wednesday. Walt Disney Co has a 12 month low of $98.81 and a 12 month high of $142.37. The firm has a market cap of $199.08 billion, a PE ratio of 18.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.57 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a current ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The entertainment giant reported $1.61 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.59 by $0.02. Walt Disney had a net margin of 22.55% and a return on equity of 15.67%. The company had revenue of $14.92 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.53 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.84 EPS. Walt Disney’s quarterly revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Walt Disney Co will post 6.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Walt Disney Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses.

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